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Specialist Software

West Mifflin, PA, 15122
August 31, 2012

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Jimm Needle


Reel and Professional Portfolio:

Professional Summary:

Educated and highly motivated video production and media specialist

Nine years of professional experience in multimedia development, creation and deployment

Experienced in working with clients on projects including commercials, DVDs, web videos, and television

Skilled in media production hardware and software

Work Experience:

Davison Entertainment (

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Creative Producer

Develop scripts for visual storytelling

Shoot, write, and edit to maximize story impact

Create motion assets to be used in post-production

Manage digital assets from acquisition through output

Work in a team environment with a strong focus on efficiency and deadlines

Research and deploy new ways of creating time relevant multimedia

Maintain video acquisition hardware and software while continually improving tapeless workflow

(05/2010 - Present)

J Media Studios (

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Multimedia Specialist

Shoot, write, edit, composite, create graphics, and author to match the creative vision determined through pre-production

Develop large-scale video production projects with multiple value stream outputs

Work directly with clients on projects and advertising campaigns

Coordinate with sub-contractors as services are needed

Generate sponsorship opportunities for independently funded projects

(11/2007 - 05/2010)

Guntec@MidwayUSA (

Columbia, Missouri

Lead Production Specialist

Light, shoot, capture, and manage video and photography assets

Edit and create motion graphics for television, web, dvd, marketing campaigns, and other promotional outputs

Create interactive graphical interfaces and author content for retail DVD distribution

Design print projects for DVD packaging, advertising, and direct marketing

Design graphical interfaces for web sites

(06/2005 - 11/2007)

Additive (

Cleveland, Ohio

Producer and Consultant

Produce corporate and music videos

Animate commercials and music videos for national broadcast

Direct lightning options for video and photography shoots

Edit projects for competitive delivery dates

Create micro sites for video delivery for marketing

(09/2004 - 02/2007)

Media Group Studios

Cleveland, Ohio

Production Specialist

Plan, develop, and execute strategic multimedia solutions

Direct video acquisition at live events for DVD, web, or television distribution

Distribute work loads for employees and interns

Edit video projects based on guidelines determined through a creative brief

(09/2001 - 05/2003)

Westminster College

New Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Lab Specialist

Help students develop their shooting, editing, and software knowledge

Maintain computer labs

Schedule times for students to use labs

Recommend software and hardware upgrades to improve labs


Full Sail University

Orlando, Florida

Associate Degree of Science

Digital Media and Design August 2004

Course Director Award for Computer Graphics

Perfect Attendance Award

GPA 3.9

Westminster College

New Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Bachelor Degree of Arts

Broadcast Communication May 2003

Lab Mentor Grant for Video Production Labs

Lab Mentor Grant for Graphic Design Labs

GPA 3.6

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